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Kunga Hyolmo

Hyolmo has been working with Republica Online as junior correspondent since November 2019.
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Govt says ICU beds are available, but hospitals have a different story to tell

Published On: May 7, 2021 03:39 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

There are 754 ICU beds and 365 ventilators available in various hospitals across the country, according to the latest data from MoHP.

Digital delivery service: slow but steady growth

Published On: May 5, 2021 07:35 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

While other businesses struggled to thrive, online deliveries saw huge business opportunities this pandemic

Her community helped her summit Mt Everest, now she is paying back by hunting new trekking routes and promoting tourism in Helambu

Published On: February 28, 2021 03:18 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: It was a moment of pride and happiness for Kanchhi Dolma Hyolmo representing her community in her traditional Hyolmo dress at the top of the world, Mt Everest, at 8848.86 meters.

Uncertainty looms large among youths as pandemic cripples education sector

Published On: January 8, 2021 10:14 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Had it not been the COVID-19 pandemic, Kusum Panta, an undergraduate student at Golden Gate International College, would have already graduated with a Bachelor degree in Arts around this time. She would have then been following in the footsteps of her parents attending the long-awaited Public Service Commission (PSC) examinations.

What is the ideal isolation time period for COVID-19 patients?

Published On: December 20, 2020 09:00 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

What the trend is in Nepal and other countries.

144 COVID-19 related deaths in a week; doctors warn of gloomy winter

Published On: November 11, 2020 09:14 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

Nepal’s COVID-19 case tally is inching toward 200,000 as winter sets in; nearly half the total cases from Kathmandu

When should a COVID-19 patient staying in home isolation go to hospital?

Published On: November 9, 2020 12:00 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

One in every five people diagnosed with COVID-19 needs hospital care, says WHO

Kathmandu Valley’s COVID-19 cases doubled in three weeks

Published On: November 2, 2020 09:45 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

As of Sunday, 82,348 people diagnosed with COVID-19; 362 succumbed to the virus

Pandemic is out of control in Kathmandu, warn health experts

Published On: November 1, 2020 03:00 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

One in every 28 people in Kathmandu diagnosed with COVID-19

How to know whether it is flu, common cold or COVID-19?

Published On: October 12, 2020 01:32 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: In general, flu is worse than common cold and COVID-19 is the worst among the three.

Weak monitoring increases risk of COVID-19 transmission in public vehicles in Valley

Published On: September 29, 2020 06:15 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: The local administrations of the federal capital of the country, the Kathmandu Valley, had decided to allow public passenger vehicles to ply the roads according to the odd-even rule by following health safety protocols and limiting the number of passengers to half the capacity. However, due to the lack of proper inspection by the responsible governing bodies, the public vehicles are turning into hotspots for COVID-19 transmission.

Where there is a will, there is a way: A government school in remote Helambu taught its students online during lockdown

Published On: September 12, 2020 01:15 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

Shree Melamchi Ghyang Secondary School started a new academic session online as other schools are yet to resume classes

410 Nepali nationals succumb to COVID-19 globally

Published On: August 30, 2020 10:30 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Three more Nepali nationals died of COVID-19 this week in foreign countries, according to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA). With this, the COVID-19 death toll of Nepali nationals dying abroad has reached 195.

Over 20 COVID-19 patients receive plasma therapy in Nepal so far

Published On: August 29, 2020 08:40 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: More than 20 COVID-19 patients have been treated through convalescent plasma therapy in Nepal so far, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

Teej festival being observed today

Published On: August 21, 2020 08:32 AM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Teej, one of the most celebrated festivals by Hindu women, is being observed across the country today.

Kathmandu Valley records highest single day spike of 134 new cases of COVID-19

Published On: August 11, 2020 07:19 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Kathmandu Valley has witnessed the highest single day spike of 134 new cases of coronavirus on Monday.

With 381 new cases in the past 24 hours, Nepal’s COVID-19 tally reaches 21,390

Published On: August 5, 2020 06:30 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Nepal has recorded 381 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, according the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

Members of National Football team arrive in Kathmandu for indoor training

Published On: August 2, 2020 05:41 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: All the members of National Football Team of Nepal have arrived in Kathmandu for the selection game of FIFA World Cup 2022, being held in Qatar.

NC President Deuba meets campaigners of “Enough is Enough” at Basantapur

Published On: August 1, 2020 07:33 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: President of Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, Sher Bahadur Deuba met the campaigners of “Enough is Enough” at Basantapur on Saturday, expressing solidarity with the campaign.

With 315 new cases of coronavirus today, Nepal's COVID-19 tally surpasses 20,000-mark

Published On: August 1, 2020 06:34 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 315 new cases of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, taking the country's COVID-19 tally to 20,086.